Ardex X 52 Economical Tile Adhesive

Ardex X 52 Economical Tile Adhesive

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Flexible Tile Adhesive


  • Fast drying – grout after 6 to 8 hours
  • Suitable for use over green screed
  • Improved workability

ARDEX X52 is an economical rubber modified adhesive for fixing ceramic tiles in internal and external (with satisfactory falls) situations. It can be used over render, plasterboard, fibre-cement sheet and concrete in situations where minimal movement is anticipated. When mixed with water, a flexible mortar that meets the S1 tile adhesive classification is produced

Suitable Tiles:

  • Ceramic
  • Porcelain
  • Natural Stone (excluding moisture sensitive stone and translucent tiles)

Use on:

  • Internal / External (with satisfactory falls)
  • Wall (coverage: 13m² to 15m² per 20kg)
  • Floors (covergage: 8m² to 10m² per 20kg) 
  • Concrete, cement renders, screeds
  • Plasterboard
  • Compressed fibre-cement sheet

Not suitble for continous immersion applications eg: swimming pools

Not suible for use directly over timber floors


  • Off White
  • Fast drying (grout after 6 to 8 hours)
  • Ideal to use over green screed
  • Enhanced workability
  • Suitable tiles ceramic, fully vitrified, and porcelain
  • Flexible achieves S1 classification
  • Suitable for wall and floor tiling
  • Internal and external requirements
  • Complies with Green Building Council of Australia Green Star IEQ-13 requirements
  • High yield
  • Low VOC

Ardex X 52 Economical Tile Adhesive

  • Colour: Off White Powder
  • Size: 20kg
  • 12 months self life
  • Store in 23°c dry place
  • Mixing Ratio: Approx 7.5L water per 20kg powder
  • Application Properties at 23ºC and 50% RH
  • Open Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Adjustment Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Grouting Time: 6-8 hours
  • Pot Life: 1.5 hours
  • Underfloor Heating: Yes
  • Mechanical Properties (AS 4992) Tensile Adhesion Strength after 28 days dry: 1.0 MPa
  • Water Immersion: 1.0 MPa
  • Heat: 1.0 MPa
  • Freeze Thaw: 1.0 MPa
  • Transverse Deformation: 2.5 mm
  • Classification: C2 S1


Approx 13-15m²  wall using a  20kg bag will be sufficient - use a 6x6x 6mm notched trowel

Approx 8-10m²  floor using a 20kg bag will be sufficent - use a 10x10x 10mm notched trowel

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